Friday, 22 May 2015

Lawyer to former Osun state gov, Oyinlola, stripped of his SAN rank

The Nigerian Legal Practitioners Privileges Committee has reportedly stripped lawyer and former counsel to Ex Osun state governor, Olagunsoye Oyinlola, Kunle Kalejaiye, of his rank as a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN).

According to Sahara Reporters, Mr Kalejaiye was stripped of his SAN rank for allegedly communicating via text message with one of the judges, Thomas Naron, during the election tribunal hearing in the case filed by ex governor Oyinlola against the current governor Rauf Aregbesola.

Mr. Kalejaye had faced an inquiry into his unethical conduct since 2008 when a series of text messages between him and the judge were made public.

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